Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores why we are driven to measure and quantify the world around us and why we have reduced the universe to just a handful of fundamental units of measurement.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Precision: The Measure of All Things - Marcus du Sautoy - Netflix
Marcus Peter Francis du Sautoy (born 26 August 1965) is a British mathematician, author, and populariser of science and mathematics. In 2008, he was appointed to the Simonyi Professorship for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford where he is also a Professor of Mathematics. Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and Wadham College, Oxford, he is now a Fellow of New College, Oxford. He was previously President of the Mathematical Association, an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Senior Media Fellow, and a Royal Society University Research Fellow.
Precision: The Measure of All Things - Publications - Netflix
The Music of the Primes (Fourth Estate, 2003) Finding Moonshine (UK title, Fourth Estate, 2007) Symmetry: A Journey into the Patterns of Nature (US title, 2008) The Num8er My5teries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life (Fourth Estate, 2010) What We Cannot Know (Fourth Estate, 2016) The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science (Viking, 2017)
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